Comminution

Comminution

Published earlier this year, this report profiles the work at Chalmers University in Sweden. ​"At least ten percent of the electricity produced in South Africa is used to crush and grind rock. This statistic is but one metric of the importance of the mining industry to the country's economy. Here...
23-Dec-2013
Today CEEC International Ltd launched a video addressing the key issues related to comminution: why comminution deserves the attention of senior executives, the potential financial upside and ways in which alternative comminution strategies can alleviate issues such as rising energy prices, lower or...
13-Dec-2013
CEEC's Board sends its hearty congratulations to fellow director Maryse Belanger on her recognition by the Women in Mining UK   “WIM (UK)” 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining Project as one the the most inspirational Global Women in Mining. Maryse is passionate about innovation in the mining in...
11-Dec-2013
A big thanks to the Aspermont team for arranging the outstanding Mines and Money meeting, London 2013. CEEC Director Michael Battersby represented CEEC at this event and reported the following: ".....there seemed to be a very positive outlook from everyone there.  I received excellent feedback from...
10-Dec-2013
Comminution '14 Vineyard Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa April 7-10, 2014 www.min-eng.com/comminution14/ The 9th International Comminution Symposium (Comminution '14) is organised by MEI in consultation with Prof Malcolm Powell and Dr. Aubrey Mainza and is sponsored by TOMS, Starkey & Assoc...
02-Dec-2013
Ian Smith, Managing Director and CEO, CEEC Sposnor Orica Ltd addressed 500 guests at Melbourne Celebrates Mining dinner on 30 October 2013 on the theme of innovation excerpts from Smith's speech follow: "Innovation is the application of better solutions that meet new requirements or existing mark...
19-Nov-2013
The November 2013 issue of Materials World, the member magazine of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining. has a key feature on eco-efficent comminution. Journalist Guy Richards quotes global industry leaders in his profile of Eco-efficient comminution. Crushing victories - comminution...
19-Nov-2013
[caption id="attachment_2580" align="aligncenter" width="700"] L-R: Owen Hegarty, CEEC Patron; Sandy Gray Gekko Systems and Joe Cucuzza AMIRA prepare to address the delegates at Mines and Money Melbourne 2013.[/caption] CEEC Patron Owen Hegarty, AMIRA's Joe Cucuzza and Gekko Systems's Sandy Gray...
02-Nov-2013
[caption id="attachment_2384" align="aligncenter" width="700"] The CEEC Medal[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_2373" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Winning Authors: L-R Klein, Wang Nadolski, Drozdiak (NB O Mejia absent)[/caption] [caption id="attachment_2381" align="aligncenter" w...
31-Oct-2013
CIM's October 2013 Magazine published an excellent feature addressing comminution. The report quotes operators, service providers and equipment manufacturers as well as CEEC Director Joe Pease (CEO Xstrata Technology).   [caption id="attachment_1281" align="alignleft" width="247"] CEEC Di...
25-Oct-2013
Download details here: CallforNominationsCEECBoard   Nomination & Expression of Interest – CEEC Board Please be advised that the Annual General Meeting for CEEC International Ltd (CEEC) will be held on Thursday, 21st November, 2013, at 5.00 p.m. (AEDT). In accordance with the Cons...
24-Oct-2013
The 2013  CEEC Medal presentation on October 11th drew many  from North America: here are pictures some of our guests. [caption id="attachment_2466" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Sandy Gray from Gekko Systems chatting with Andy Maclean and Gavin Ritson (Hatch)[/caption]   [caption i...
22-Oct-2013
The 2013 CEEC Medallists were recognised at a " by invitation only"  industry event hosted by Ausenco at their Vancouver offices. Ed Meka, Ausenco's President, Minerals and Metals, Americas welcomed the assembled guests, before introducing  CEEC Chair, Elizabeth Lewis-Gray  who gave an overview of C...
22-Oct-2013
Attending Procemin 2013? Make sure you register for the course being run by  Alex Doll, Comminution Consultant, Canada, and Peter Amelunxen, Aminpro Chile. The course is for engineers with intermediate or advanced understanding of grinding circuits: EPCM engineers who will be designing and...
08-Oct-2013
[caption id="attachment_2293" align="alignleft" width="300"] Kyle Bartholomew Metcom Technologies; Mike Daniel CMD Consulting; Bill Johnson,[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_2278" align="alignright" width="300"] Lt: Tom Hunter Outotec Rt Sandy Gray Gekko Systems[/caption] [capti...
08-Oct-2013
[caption id="attachment_2320" align="alignleft" width="300"] Elizabeth Lewis-Gray Gekko and Wayne McFaull Newmont meet special guest Mark Morcombe AngloGold Ashanti[/caption] [caption id="attachment_2317" align="alignright" width="300"] CEEC Directors: Mike Daniel, Sarah Boucaut (EO) Mike Batters...
04-Oct-2013
International Mining Hall of Fame nominations have now closed: details will be published in the November 2013 issue of International Mining.  CEEC's founding Chair Elizabeth Lewis-Gray and co-director Joe Pease are nominated in the Comminution section, along with CEEC sponsor RME's John Russell. "C...
01-Oct-2013
[caption id="attachment_2236" align="aligncenter" width="700"] CEEC Director Dr Mike Daniel (Rt) and CEEC Advocate Levi Guzman (Lt) meet with colleagues in Peru in August 2013[/caption] Founding CEEC Director Dr Mike Daniel met one of CEEC's South American advocates Levi Guzman recently while in...
24-Sep-2013
The IMPC 2014 is expected to gather over 1,000 professionals and academics from the mining industry representing approximately 60 countries. Top universities specialising in mineral processing,all major mining companies, plus the leading providers in the world of services and technologies will att...
10-Sep-2013
12 case studies show sustained improvement of 15% - 48% throughput over last 10 years at sites including Mt Rawdon, Henty, Kambalda, Sepon Gold and more, reports Orway Mineral Consultants. Table 1 below is taken from Orway Mineral Consultants (WA) Pty Ltd white paper recently published. It provid...
10-Sep-2013
From Author: Clara Ferreira-Marques (Reuters) Posted: Thursday , 22 Aug 2013 LONDON (REUTERS) - After extensive cost cuts in a bid to woo investors, the low hanging fruit has been plucked, but more is needed if the major producers are to recover fully. Mining firms are wooing investors with...
27-Aug-2013
This month's issue of International Mining has a good round up of the latest news in processing, including a review of new technology, new alliances and new ideas. News of Outotoec's acquisition of Scanalyze and cooperation with Koppern; Weir Minerals' licence with KHD and partnership with Minyu Mac...
01-Aug-2013
JKTech's Diana Drinkwater, Metallurgical training manager, reported on the JKTech Eco-Efficient Comminution workshop held after MetPlant2013 in Perth, Western Australia. The Workshop saw 16 delegates,  divided pretty evenly between engineers, vendors and operators sharing knowledge and defining o...
22-Jul-2013
The following article appeared in the  July 2013 issue of Mining, People and the Environment. Thanks to author Graham White, and Ruth Green at Aspermont for a great feature.   Classic economic theory tells us that competition and the profit motive should herd every enterprise along the ro...
09-Jul-2013
he Cooperative Research Centre for Optimising Resource Extraction is pleased to announce the publication of “Understanding Mine to Mill”, a publication written by Don McKee documenting the history of the Mine to Mill concept. Don McKee is an expert in research and education within the mining and...
03-Jul-2013
Download the CEEC July 2013 Newsletter This newsletter shares updates in CEEC's governance, new communication tools and exciting global initiatives  to achieve step change in Comminution energy efficiency. July 2013 CEEC Newsletter  Find the savings!
26-Jun-2013
Birol Sönmez  PhD, PTI Manager – Turkey, Metso Process Technology & Innovation sent the following report on the  XV Balkan Mineral Processing Congress (BMPC 2013) held in International Congress Centre Sozopol, Bulgaria during June 12-16, 2013.   [caption id="attachment_1815" align="al...
26-Jun-2013
A paper presented at the 45th Annual Canadian Mineral Processors Operators Conference in Ottawa Canada this year has been awarded the 2013 CEEC Medal. C. Wang, S. Nadolski, O. Mejia, J. Drozdiak, B. Klein co-authored the paper titled “Energy and Cost Comparisons of HPGR based circuits with the SABC...
18-Jun-2013
This month's edition of Mining Magazine features an excellent review of energy consumption in copper concentrators for the 70's to the present. Written by Michael Nelson, Associate Professor and Chair of the Mining Engineering Department at the University of Utah; Dariusz Lelinski, Global Flotation...
11-Jun-2013
The Kellogg Innovation Network (KIN) is a platform for on-going collaboration between Kellogg faculty, corporate innovation leaders and government. Founded in 2003, the KIN facilitates strategy and management dialogue to promote innovation led growth and build long-term value. In 2012  a Kellogg...
24-Apr-2013
The Investor Group on Climate Change IGCC represents institutional investors with total funds under management of approximately $900 billion, and others in the investment community interested in the impact of climate change on investments. The IGCC aims to encourage government policies and investmen...
18-Apr-2013
CEEC was officially two years old on April 1st, and look at how we've grown! Over 15 industry sponsors Three comminution efficiency workshops across the globe Over 650 members participating in CEEC's LinkedIn group discussions Publication of the CEEC Roadmap resulting from the 2012 CEE...
03-Apr-2013
The striking infographic released today by CEEC International Ltd (Coalition for Energy Efficient Comminution) illustrates the immense opportunity for mining companies to improve earnings by optimizing their crushing and grinding practices known as comminution. Proven ore processing alternatives...
13-Mar-2013
As reported by Omar Arafat, Project Metallurgist & Marketing Manager, Metcom Technologies Inc. This year's SME Conference in Denver was a success- below are a few photos of some key people that stopped by to chat at the Metcom Technologies Inc booth. (Image definition limited by Iphone and th...
04-Mar-2013
For their outstanding achievements above latitude 60º North, Sandvik Mining and Atlas Copco have been presented with the first two 'Northern Lights' industry awards. These inaugural awards were announced last week during the RMG Exploration & Mining Investment Conference in Stockholm. Sandvik...
13-Feb-2013
Mining Magazine 2012 published an article by CEEC Advocate Christian Ottergren of Sandvik Mining, explaining why the new Vibrocone crusher could be a game changer for mines looking to reduce their energy consumption and operating costs.  Vibrocone at MinExpo 2012 Download the article here: San...
13-Feb-2013
Workshop targets a paradigm shift in Comminution practices   CEEC International, in conjunction with JKTech Ltd, has drawn an “A” list of industry, supply and research practitioners to workshop and develop roadmaps to achieve a paradigm shift in the practice of mineral crushing and grinding...
08-Jan-2013
Much has been written about innovation and the need for “game-changing” step change. There is no doubt that there are many challenges facing the mining and minerals industry and hence it is appropriate that the industry examines the level of response required. “Step Change” should not be regarded as...
05-Nov-2012
Comminution 2012 Much has been written about innovation and the need for “game-changing” step change. There is no doubt that there are many challenges facing the mining and minerals industry and hence it is appropriate that the industry examines the level of response required. “Step Change” shoul...
04-Nov-2012
  Robert McIvor of Metcom Technologies was the 2012 recipient of the Art MacPherson Comminution Award. Presented at the 2012 Canadian Mineral Processing Society meeting in January, Rob was recognised for his numerous papers on topics of comminution and active participation in assisting with...
18-Jan-2012